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Camp Merrywood is our outdoor 68-acre outdoor campground!

Thanks for such a great Summer!
Registration for the 2023 Summer will open in January! 

Camp Merrywood is our 68-acre outdoor campground that consists of pre-teen and teen social development fun through activities such as kayaks, zip lines, archery, arts & crafts, science activities, and more. 

Register for a week or all summer long. Summer camp is where your child can make new friends, learn and discover, get creative and have fun trying new things in a safe and nurturing environment!

  • YMCA Camp Merrywood is split into two separate camps by age groups. Camp Sequoia is open to all children ages 8 to 10 years old and Camp Arrow is open to all children ages 11 to 15 years old.
  • Camp is held 9:00am-4:00pm with early and after care options available from 6:30 am-5:30 pm
  • Transportation to Camp Merrywood is provided to all campers with pick-up and drop-up taking place at the Y; campers can also be dropped off and picked up from Camp Merrywood directly
  • Healthy breakfast and lunch are provided to campers
  • Spikeball is a new sport that's sweeping the nation. It is described as a combination of volleyball and four-square. It is played 2 vs 2, with a taut hula hoop sized Spikeball net placed between the teams.  They have up to three hits between them (just like Volleyball) to control the ball and bounce it back off the net.
  • Swimming in Lake Greenbranch, with swim instruction and recreational swim time
  • Kayaking, canoeing and corcling at our private lake
  • Zip Line – pending any changes in the State guidelines
  • Mountain Bike trails throughout camp with a variety of size bikes that are provided
  • Mini golf course
  • Volleyball, basketball, baseball, soccer and foursquare
  • Archery
  • Low ropes course challenge
  • NEW for 2022! - Crossnet: Foursquare meets Volleball
  • Reading time
  • Fun and educational STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) activities
  • Healthy U Activities and Games teaches about healthy eating and physical activity through fun non-elimination games.
  • Arts and Crafts focusing on creativity
  • Sanford Harmony Social and Emotional Learning activities for children to learn how to express their emotions
  • Weekly camp themes include learning about space, multicultural celebrations, animals, fitness fun, and more. 

             

Packets are available for pick up or mailing. Contact Christine Madison at cmadison@ccaymca.org for more information. 

             

Packets are available for pick up or mailing. Contact Christine Madison at cmadison@ccaymca.org for more information. 

  • Camp Merrywood weekly fee for camp: $195
  • Early Option (6:30 AM to 5:30 PM) $50.00 per week
  • Before and After Care option (7:30 AM to 5:30 PM) $40.00 per week
  • We accept third party assistance such as Rutgers, Inspira, etc.; learn more by contacting learn more by contacting our Financial Services Coordinator, Chanyra Williams at 856-691-0030 extension 111. Our staff works closely with parents to ensure timely paperwork completion regardless of current childcare provider.
  • The YMCA also provides financial assistance options should you be denied from outside agencies
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